7/2/09 Police blotter

By on July 2, 2009

The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


• Police found a red 20-inch Magna Imposter dirt bicycle at 2:46 a.m. June 25 in the west parking lot of John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn.

• Lindsay N. Crawford, 17, of East Fox Street in Yorkville, was ticketed for speeding and driving with a license that was invalid after the 10 p.m. curfew. Police stopped her on Route 47 south of Capes Drive in Elburn at 2:34 a.m. June 26.

• Miguel A. Perez, 22, of the 1300 block of Anderson Drive in Batavia, was arrested at 4:11 a.m. June 27 for driving while his license was suspended. Police stopped him in the Blackberry Creek subdivision after he failed to signal a turn 100 feet before an intersection.

Sugar Grove

• Someone stole tools valued at approximately $350 from a truck in the 100-200 block of Caledonia Avenue, Sugar Grove. The theft took place sometime between 11:30 p.m. June 19 and 5:30 a.m. June 20.

• Someone stole tools valued at approximately $2,750 from a van parked on the 1-100 block of West Park Avenue, Sugar Grove. The theft took place sometime between 11:50 p.m. on June 19 and 12:20 a.m. June 20.

• Benjamin M. Locke, 20, of the 2S800 block of Red Oak Drive, Elburn, took $110 in cash from the GasMart at 201 N. Route 47.

• Someone stole a tool box, a Dell computer and a scanner from K.B. Collision & Customs at 16 Duffy Lane sometime between 9 p.m. on June 12 and 5:30 a.m. on June 13.

• Someone stole bottles of vodka valued at $46.85 from the Jewel Food Store on Route 47, Sugar Grove, between 4:30 and 4:45 p.m. on June 10.

• James T. Ekis, 32, of the 0-100 block of W. New York Street, Aurora, was charged with Driving under the Influence at 1:53 a.m. on June 8. Ekis was driving west on Galena Boulevard and turned south onto Route 47.

• Trevor J. Staehely, 21, of the 900 block of Pembridge Place, Sugar Grove, was charged with intoxication and profanity at 2:40 a.m. on June 6.